Nigeria oil - updates

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Virus crisis puts Nigeria corrupt fuel subsidy system in spotlight

Jun 14, 2020 - 3:15 PM

Nigeria's fuel subsidy scheme is described as a sprawling web of patronage and mismanagement

OIL PRODUCTION. The Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit, shown here in Nigeria on February 23, 2018, has the capacity to produce up to 200,000 barrels of oil per day. File photo by Stefan Heunis/AFP

Nigeria oil industry scrambles as price fall slams economy

May 14, 2020 - 3:30 PM

The future is bleak for Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producer, with plunging crude prices and the coronavirus pandemic

OIL PRODUCTION. The Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit, shown here in Nigeria on February 23, 2018, has the capacity to produce up to 200,000 barrels of oil per day. File photo by Stefan Heunis/AFP

Nigeria hopes for $15 price rebound from oil cut deal

Apr 10, 2020 - 8:30 PM

Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation and biggest oil producer, is hoping for additional revenues once oil prices bounce back

A photo taken on February 23, 2018 shows the Egina FPSO berthed in Lagos harbour, Nigeria. - The Egina FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) unit is the largest FPSO ever installed in Nigeria and has the capacity to produce up to 200 000 barrels of oil per day. (Photo by Stefan HEUNIS / AFP)

At least 8 killed in Nigeria oil pipeline blast

Jun 23, 2019 - 9:58 PM

Authorities say the accident happened during maintenance work on the pipeline in Oyigbo near the West African country's oil hub Port Harcourt

Nigeria oil rebels announce conditional ceasefire

Aug 21, 2016 - 9:50 PM

The Niger Delta Avengers NDA says the ruling party should stop moves to arrest intimidate invade and harass innocent citizens

(FILES) This file photo taken on June 10, 2016 shows an advertising board in the City of Warri in the Delta State.  The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), a militant group that has been attacking Nigeria's oil infrastructure since early this year, announced August 21 on their website they will lay down their arms and return to talks with the Nigerian government after eight months of sabotage in the oil-rich south of the country.  / AFP PHOTO / STEFAN HEUNIS

Oil prices hit new 2016 highs

Jun 09, 2016 - 12:15 AM

UPDATED The increases are due to supply woes in Nigeria and lower petroleum inventories in the US

epa02833016 Fenog Nig ltd workers operate equipment at their drilling site in Chanomi creeks in the Niger delta southern Nigeria, 20 July 2011. Fenog Nig ltd, the 4th largest HDD drilling company in the world, is drlling for oil in Chanomi creek in the oil rich Niger delta with their Horizontal Directional Drilling rig. EPA/GEORGE ESIRI

Nigerian banks announce early closing due to fuel crisis

May 25, 2015 - 9:27 PM

The current shortage of petroleum products in the country has limited our ability to supply diesel to all our branches in order to continue normal branch operations says a local bank

Three Dutch nationals kidnapped in Nigeria oil region

May 05, 2014 - 9:17 PM

Dutch nationals have been kidnapped in the Niger Delta region as Nigeria s capital Abuja is preparing to host a World Economic Forum summit

Pinoy seafarer killed in Nigeria hijacking

Feb 06, 2013 - 5:38 PM

Eight more Filipinos survive the hijacking off the coast of the oil rich African country

HIJACKED CHEMICAL TANKER. The Marshall Islands-flagged Pyxis Delta was attacked by pirates on February 4 off the coast of Nigeria. Photo by Mike Prendergast / MarineTraffic